All posts tagged "featured"

  • ER20140604_CNatMeritScholar
    Ephrata’s Wiker named National Merit Scholar

    Ephrata High School senior Julia Wiker has been awarded an honor through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which draws approximately 1.5 million entrants each year. Wiker is a 2014 National Merit Scholar, who received the Corporate-sponsored Merit...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Grace Chon
    Chon named valedictorian

      Well-known as one of the top high school cello players in the country, Ephrata High School senior Grace Chon will now take her place as the top ranking student in the Class of 2014. Principal Joane...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Up for $ale: The former Four Season's produce plant was tabbed to be a regional rec center before becoming chicken processing plant.
    Building tour for prospective buyers

    Steady rain did not deter about a dozen bidders and residents from touring the jointly owned 1975 N. Reading Road site on May 16. Originally the site of Four Seasons Produce until being sold in 2006 for...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • The Ephrata Firecracker Run has altered its course due to the upcoming turf field project at War Memorial Field.
    Field project alters Firecracker course

    The pending turf project at War Memorial Field not only has affected summer baseball played at the facility, but organizers of the Ephrata Firecracker Run have also been forced to make adjustments as the renovations are set...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Ephrata Board unanimously approves artificial turf field for War Memorial

    Members of the Ephrata Areas School District School Board found themselves on the same turf Monday night when they met in a special meeting to approve bids for the proposed new artificial turf field at Ephrata War...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Photo by Jeremy Bischoff
TNT Ministry's Mike Wenger stands with students who had their faces painted white, representing "victims" who were pulled from their classrooms "Every 15 Minutes..."
    A chilling scene…

      Although the dramatic wreck in front of the Ephrata High School was a rehearsed scenario, it was more than just that for the participants and students observing. The scene represented a harsh reality that happens on...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Kole DeHaven
    EHS plans 119th commencement

    Weather permitting, Ephrata High School’s 119th Annual Commencement exercises will be held on War Memorial Field, next Thursday, June 5 beginning at 7 p.m. It was decided in recent months, that despite a pending construction project to...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Denver Borough Manager Mike Hession discussed  properties  cited for maintenance concerns at council's  May 15  meeting.
    Property maintenance discussed in Denver

    Denver Council pondered property maintenance issues during its May 12 meeting. It targeted three dwellings cited for  maintenance issues among a list of distressed properties in the borough. Council targeted 10 N. 6th St. whose owner has...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Progress remains stalled on Benderson Development Co.'s  Cocalico Commons, which had planned a fall 2009 groundbreaking on the 57-acre site just off Route 222 near the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
    Benderson Development won’t pay (for now)

    The developer of the long-planned Cocalico Commons shopping center  has won another court battle. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld a lower court’s ruling that frees Benderson Development Co.’s obligation to pay $318,000 in water fees it...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Cocalico senior Jhet Janis unleashes the javelin at the State Meet this past Saturday. Janis claimed the State title with a winning throw of 203-11.
    Cocalico’s Janis caps career by winning State gold in javelin

    With two years of experience at the State Meet under his belt, Cocalico senior Jhet Janis knew how important it was to fire the first shot. Get one out there early, and make the rest of the...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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